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Controls & Settings guide

Google Play restrictions allow you to set the maturity level of apps and set a PIN code for purchases.

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What do I need?

A Google Play account (Email and Password).

Restrictions you can apply

icon Apps Access
icon In App purchasing
icon Online games

Step by Step instructions

Guide them to age-appropriate content

Approve or block apps your child wants to download. Family Link also allows you to choose the right YouTube experiences for your child: a supervised experience on YouTube, or YouTube Kids.

   
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Go on to the Google Play app on your device. And select the three lines icon to open up the settings.

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Scroll down and select ‘Settings’.

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Select ‘Parental Controls’.

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Switch the parental controls switch to ‘on’.

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It will ask you to create a 4 digit PIN which will be needed to change the settings in the future. It will ask you to enter this twice for confirmation.

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You then have the option to add restrictions to all the different types of content depending on the age of the child.

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